Feb 26, 2013 4:00pm EST
's attorney says his online use blames a sick fantasy, not a murder plot. who can blame you, says the defense attorneys, it is the stuff of horror fiction, but like horror fiction, it is not true. >> have you heard him talk about anything like this? >> nope. >> reporter: there's never been any sort of discussion about cannibalism? >> never. >> and a forensic psychologist said this is possible that this was all fantasy. >> typically, the individuals i have encountered that have actually engaged in serial murders or engaged in cannibalism, don't really write about it. >> reporter: but prosecutors say valle was ready to act. in evidence, this conversation with a coconspirator. how big is your oven? valle says, big enough to fit in one of these girls if i cut their legs. >> and the most serious is conspiracy to commit kidnapping which carries a sentence of a maximum of life in prison. the trial is expected to last about two weeks. >>> wjz is following a developing story from north baltimore. more than a dozen hopkins employees are hospitalized.
Feb 11, 2013 4:00pm EST
on his clothing. police say carter used the victim's atm card several times to buy cigarettes and other items. >> thank you. police say the victim and the suspect did know each other. >>> crime is just one of topics being covered by major stephanie rawlings blake in her annual state of the city address. the mayor says the economy and money issues remain the biggest problem for the city to deal with. >> our city faces serious structural deficits between slow growing revenues and faster growing expenses. without corrective action this shortfall totals nearly $750 million over 9 years. the put that number into perspective it's more than what we spend on police, fire, health and recreation and parks annually. >> wjz will have much more on the state of the city address coming up on eyewitness news at 5:00. >>> 3 days later and people across much of the northeast are still digging out from the historic blizzard. long island got hammered. some places got more than 30 inches of snow. michelle miller reports from smith town. >> this is what a 32 mile stretch of the long island expressway looked